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Facebook accused of being ‘drunk on power’ after they tried to censor support for Kyle Rittenhouse

Kyle Rittenhouse, left, was 17 when he shot and killed two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 25, 2020. He was part of a vigilante group claiming they were defending property from arson and rioting

Facebook’s executives were accused of being ‘drunk on power’ in internal messages after they attempted to block messages of support for Kenosha gunman Kyle Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse, a right-wing vigilante, shot and killed two Black Lives Matter protesters amid unrest following the shooting by police of Jacob Blake, in August 2020. Rittenhouse, who was 17 at…

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QLD Police private Facebook group under investigation for racist, sexist and homophobic posts

Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll (pictured) has ordered an investigation into a Facebook page for Queensland past and present officers called 'Defend the blue'

Facebook group created for serving police officers is investigated over racist and sexist posts by members A private Facebook group for Queensland Police officers is under investigation The group is being investigated for sexist, racist and homophobic posts Posts from the 3500 members have criticised Black Lives Matter movement As well as others supporting Northern…

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Darlington Tory councillor facing misconduct hearing for sharing Facebook meme about slavery

Pauline Culley shared a post (pictured) depicting white women being restrained by Arabic men to her profile at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement last summer, according to the Local Democracy Reporting Service

Tory councillor who shared Facebook meme saying ‘white slaves were sold for centuries’ is facing misconduct probe Pauline Culley may have broken Darlington Borough Council’s code of conduct  The councillor since 2014 shared a meme that read ‘white slaves were sold’ Opposition councillors said meme suggested black suffering was insignificant  By Emer Scully For Mailonline…

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Businesswoman, 46, spared jail after urging her Facebook followers to dress up as Ku Klux Klan

Wendy Rowland, 46, who ran a mobile pizza van, had told police she didn't know anything about the KKK and she wanted to protect the name of the centuries-old Black Boy inn

British businesswoman, 46, weeps as she is spared jail after urging her Facebook followers to dress up as KKK for BLM protest and ‘smash this nonsense’ Wendy Rowland, 46, from Nantwich, Cheshire, spared jail for Facebook posts The mobile pizza van owner asked Facebook followers to ‘dress as Ku Klux Klan’ Judge Jones imposed six-month…

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Facebook blocks users from sharing DailyMail.com story about BLM founder’s property empire

In the story, it emerged that Patrisse Cullors, 37, had spent $1.4 million on a Los Angeles property

In the story, it emerged that Patrisse Cullors, 37, had spent $1.4 million on a Los Angeles property Facebook has stopped users from sharing articles by DailyMail.com about a BLM founder Patrisse Cullors’ multi-million dollar property empire while users were allowed to share it from other outlets. Users that wanted to share links to the…

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North Carolina State trooper probed after anti-BLM Facebook posts

Master Trooper Mark Melvin, 40 has been placed on administrative duty after calling Black Lives Matter a 'racist money laundering hate group'

North Carolina State trooper investigated for Facebook posts calling Black Lives Matter a ‘racist money laundering hate group’ and attending ‘Stop the Steal’ rally before Capitol riot Master Trooper Mark Melvin, 40, made the post in December after visiting a Barnes & Noble A spokesperson for the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said Melvin was…

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ICBC may review cases in wake of former employee’s racist Facebook posts

Click to play video 'Kingston man fired by employer following racist posts on local Facebook group'

WARNING: This story contains offensive language that some readers may find disturbing B.C.’s public insurer says it may review some of its case files, after parting ways with an employee who allegedly posted racist content on Facebook. “As soon as we were made aware of these posts, a multi-stage investigation was initiated, which is now…

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The Skinny Confidential founder shuts down Facebook group over ‘negativity’

Backlash: The Skinny Confidential founder Lauryn Evarts Bosstick has been accused of 'silencing women' and 'Black Lives Matter talk' by shutting down her brand's Facebook group

The Skinny Confidential founder Lauryn Evarts Bosstick has been accused of ‘silencing women’ and ‘Black Lives Matter talk’ after shutting down her brand’s Facebook group over ‘negativity.’  The 34-year-old blogger and podcaster took to Instagram Stories to open up about her decision to archive the group last weekend, explaining she and her moderators couldn’t stop…

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